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Advocates Look to ICE to Address Violence Against LGBTs In Immigration

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jan 16
LGBT advocates look to Sarah SaldaƱa, the next head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to use her authority to address the increasing crisis of physical and sexual violence against LGBT and HIV-positive immigrants.

Mass. Says No To DOC Reassignment Surgery for Transwoman

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 23
The First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an earlier ruling that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must provide Michelle Kosilek, an incarcerated transgender woman, medically-necessary gender reassignment surgery.

Groups Demand Humane Treatment for LGBTs in Immigration Detention

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
This Human Rights Day, LGBT and human rights groups are calling for human treatment for LGBT people in immigration detention facilities in the United States.

Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

NATIONAL | By Gillian Flaccus | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Manning to Begin Gender Treatment

NATIONAL | Jul 18
Natl. security leaker Chelsea Manning will not be transferred from a military prison to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identity condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

NATIONAL | Jul 14
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

Jailed Transgender Teen Moved to Psych Center

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Jun 24
A troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women’s prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.

Treatment Center Accepts Jailed Transgender Teen

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Jun 6
A 16-year-old transgender girl detained without criminal charges at an adult women’s prison in Connecticut for the past two months has been accepted into a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts.

Hearing Continues for Ohio Transgender Inmate Case

NATIONAL | May 2
A hearing is continuing into a second day over a lawsuit by a transgender prison inmate who wants a judge to order Ohio authorities to allow her hormone treatments to continue permanently.

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